Memorial VB Tourney winners announced


By Lenny C. Lepola - newsguy@ee.net



OPENING SERVE — Erin Smith’s serve opened the 2015 Corey Lehman Memorial Volleybal Tournament.


SCHOLARSHIPS — The 2015 Corey Lehman Memorial Scholarship winners pictured with Erin Smith. From left are Jennifer Wenger, Samantha Godby, Krista Schmidt, Erin Smith and Christian Johnson.


REC DIVISION WINNERS —Taking first place in the REC Division was Team B4B represented by, front row, from left, Johnny Cannell and Tyler Piper; back row, from left, Tabatha Piper, Natalie Cannell, Jon Norman, Luke Worley, and Buddy Carrel.


BB DIVISION CHAMPS — Brian’s Gimpy Knee took first place in the BB Division. Team emmbers were, from left, Andy Sanders, Summer Hale, Matt Schoonover, Scott Thomas, Gabby Thomas and Shawn Parsell.


OPEN DIVISION WINNERS — Taking the top spot in the Open Division was David Lost His Phone. Team members included, Front row, David Riggsby; back row, from left, Molly Van Oss, Camilo Guerci, Kevin Van Oss, Samantha Marunam and Matt Albert.


A host of volleyball aficionados participated in the 16th Annual Corey Lehman Memorial Volleyball Tournament, held on July 4 in memory of Corey Lehman and Steve Morgenstern and in honor of Erin Smith, 30 teams signed up for this year’s fundraising memorial event.

“We had a super day for our Corey Lehman Memorial Scholarship Fund Volleyball Tournament,” said tournament organizer Janet Lehman. “Three courts were set up for the Recreational Divisions, two courts for BB Division, and two for the Open Division. This has been the most teams ever.”

Lehman said Erin Smith served some volleyballs over the net to open the tournament; and the four Big Walnut Student Athletes that were Corey Lehman Memorial Scholarship recipients this year were present.

“The four recipients — Jennifer Wenger, Samantha Godby, Krista Schmidt and Christian Johnson — introduced themselves to everyone before the tournament,” Lehman said. “They each received $1,500 each from the Corey Lehman Memorial Scholarship Fund.”

Team B4B dominated the Rec Division. Team B4B members were Johnny Cannell, Tyler Piper, Tabatha Piper, Natalie Cannell, Jon Norman, Luke Worley and Buddy Carrel.

Team Brian’s Gimpy Knee took top honors is the BB Division. Team Brian’s Gimpy Knee members were Andy Sanders, Summer Hale, Matt Schoonover, Scott Thomas, Gabby Thomas and Shawn Parsell.

Team David Lost His Phone placed first in the Open Division. Team David Lost His Phone members were David Riggsby, Molly Van Oss, Camilo Guerci, Kevin Van Oss, Samantha Marunam and Matt Albert.

Anyone interested in becoming an individual or corporate sponsor of the Corey Lehman Memorial Volleyball Tournament may contact Janet Lehman. All tournament proceeds go to the Corey Lehman Memorial Scholarship Fund, a tax-exempt organization.

Event organizers said thank you to everyone that participated in the 16th Annual Corey Lehman Memorial Volleyball Tournament, making the generous scholarship awards possible for Big Walnut senior athletes.

OPENING SERVE — Erin Smith’s serve opened the 2015 Corey Lehman Memorial Volleybal Tournament.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2015/07/web1_01.ErinSmith.SUBMITTED.jpgOPENING SERVE — Erin Smith’s serve opened the 2015 Corey Lehman Memorial Volleybal Tournament.

SCHOLARSHIPS — The 2015 Corey Lehman Memorial Scholarship winners pictured with Erin Smith. From left are Jennifer Wenger, Samantha Godby, Krista Schmidt, Erin Smith and Christian Johnson.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2015/07/web1_02.ScholarshipWinners.SUBMITTED-1-.jpgSCHOLARSHIPS — The 2015 Corey Lehman Memorial Scholarship winners pictured with Erin Smith. From left are Jennifer Wenger, Samantha Godby, Krista Schmidt, Erin Smith and Christian Johnson.

REC DIVISION WINNERS —Taking first place in the REC Division was Team B4B represented by, front row, from left, Johnny Cannell and Tyler Piper; back row, from left, Tabatha Piper, Natalie Cannell, Jon Norman, Luke Worley, and Buddy Carrel.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2015/07/web1_03.RecDivision.SUBMITTED.jpgREC DIVISION WINNERS —Taking first place in the REC Division was Team B4B represented by, front row, from left, Johnny Cannell and Tyler Piper; back row, from left, Tabatha Piper, Natalie Cannell, Jon Norman, Luke Worley, and Buddy Carrel.

BB DIVISION CHAMPS — Brian’s Gimpy Knee took first place in the BB Division. Team emmbers were, from left, Andy Sanders, Summer Hale, Matt Schoonover, Scott Thomas, Gabby Thomas and Shawn Parsell.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2015/07/web1_04.BB_.Div_.SUBMITTED.jpgBB DIVISION CHAMPS — Brian’s Gimpy Knee took first place in the BB Division. Team emmbers were, from left, Andy Sanders, Summer Hale, Matt Schoonover, Scott Thomas, Gabby Thomas and Shawn Parsell.

OPEN DIVISION WINNERS — Taking the top spot in the Open Division was David Lost His Phone. Team members included, Front row, David Riggsby; back row, from left, Molly Van Oss, Camilo Guerci, Kevin Van Oss, Samantha Marunam and Matt Albert.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2015/07/web1_05.OpenDiv.SUBMITTED.jpgOPEN DIVISION WINNERS — Taking the top spot in the Open Division was David Lost His Phone. Team members included, Front row, David Riggsby; back row, from left, Molly Van Oss, Camilo Guerci, Kevin Van Oss, Samantha Marunam and Matt Albert.

By Lenny C. Lepola

newsguy@ee.net

Reporter Lenny C. Lepola may be reached at 614-266-6093.

Reporter Lenny C. Lepola may be reached at 614-266-6093.